Dr. Jo Clement is a writer, editor, and educator. She is the Managing Editor and Creative Director of Butcher’s Dog poetry magazine.
In 2012 she received a New Writing North Award selected by Paul Farley. Her poems have been shortlisted for the Bridport, Melita Hume, and Troubadour International prizes. Jo holds a practice-led Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Newcastle University and was awarded an inaugural AHRC Northern Bridge scholarship.
Outlandish (New Writing North) is a collaborative walking, writing, and drawing book co-authored with Damian Le Bas and illustrated by W. John Hewitt. It was commissioned for the 2019 Durham Book Festival. Moveable Type (New Writing North) was published in 2020 with support from Arts Council England.
Her first book-length collection, also called Outlandish, is published by Bloodaxe in 2022.